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Forum: C8 General Discussion Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,024
Posted By vetteman41960
I have a 458 Italia and it has a DCT. You are...

I have a 458 Italia and it has a DCT. You are correct that it does not have the same issue as the Lamborghini Gallardo. The Lamborghini has a single clutch that is absolutely terrible. I also owned a...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 11-14-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,024
Posted By vetteman41960
I also owned a Gallardo. The issues with the...

I also owned a Gallardo. The issues with the single
clutch are that first there is the issue of premature wear. I had to spend 6k for a new clutch in the Gallardo at 9k miles.
In addition it...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 11-08-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,783
Posted By vetteman41960
This is a Ferrari in the photo. It is not an 812...

This is a Ferrari in the photo. It is not an 812 Superfast. I just attended an invitation velvet only revel of the 812 Superfast tonight at Tampa Bay Ferrari. I am sure there will be photos on their...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 11-06-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,783
Posted By vetteman41960
I agree my 1st thought was a Ferrari 812...

I agree my 1st thought was a Ferrari 812 Superfast.
and no its a front mid engine v12 car not a rear mid.

We could only hope GM produces something as gorgeous as this 812 Superfast!!
Forum: C8 General Discussion 11-03-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,004
Posted By vetteman41960
BG only builds Corvettes. At least as far as we...

BG only builds Corvettes. At least as far as we know currently.

These photos are from the BG new paint shop .

Why would you think it's a Camaro part being test painted at BG?

I think...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 11-03-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,004
Posted By vetteman41960
Love these taillamps. I know many don't but they...

Love these taillamps. I know many don't but they fit the cutting edge styling of the C7. I would be suprised not to see some type of evaluation of these on the rear mid engine.

Definitely one of...
Forum: C7 ZR1 Discussion 11-02-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 17,088
Posted By vetteman41960
I could not agree more. I doubt many Corvette...

I could not agree more. I doubt many Corvette buyer in the know will be ordering zR1 when the revolutionary rear mid is right around the corner.

I currently have a 16 Z06 Z07 Callaway with 757...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 11-01-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,849
Posted By vetteman41960
Great point about how wide the sill panels are on...

Great point about how wide the sill panels are on this test mule.

I have looked at these photos a hundred times and never notice how wide the sill panels are compared to my C7Z.

As far as what...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-31-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Kris Do you understand that there are literally...

Kris
Do you understand that there are literally hundreds of steps between a drawing on paper to a full scale clay model.

Are you thinking you are just going from a drawing to a full scale clay...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-31-2017, 04:12 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Kris I have been in the car business 35 years....

Kris
I have been in the car business 35 years. I and all of my 100 plus employees go through continuing annul training.

It's your attitude that you think you know enough when you have never...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-31-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Kris We are just teasing you buddy! Just...

Kris
We are just teasing you buddy! Just messing around having a little fun.


We all have dreams of things we would like to do.

Who know maybe you go get some formal training and one day you...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-31-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Are you a fake account. It's 11:27 your time and...

Are you a fake account. It's 11:27 your time and your replying to our post that quickly.

You must be a fake account by your logic!!!
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-31-2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Right your going to push or influence GM design...

Right your going to push or influence GM design with refrigerator art of an 8 year old. LOL!!!

Your a legend in your own mind!!
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-31-2017, 03:17 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Great work. If it looks anything close to what...

Great work. If it looks anything close to what you have rendered GM won't be able to build them fast enough!!

Thanks very much for sharing!!!
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-31-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Kris How do we know your a real person? Many of...

Kris
How do we know your a real person? Many of us still believe your a young kid possible preteen trolling on an adult car forum website.

Just a kid with nothing better to do than make...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-31-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Kris Why would you doubt firstvettesoon...

Kris
Why would you doubt firstvettesoon authenticity?

What make you think that he is somehow connected to GM?

He has been posting on many treads in the C8 section just like many of us who...
Forum: Other Cars 10-31-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By vetteman41960
I agree that they will sell . I am just like many...

I agree that they will sell . I am just like many others on the forum that are already 1st on the list at my local Chevrolet dealership for the rear mid engine Vett.

I just hope I am right and...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-31-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Kris sorry but you lost me with the last...

Kris sorry but you lost me with the last sentence?

I am sure that is has some meaning relative to these post but I am kinda slow so it escapes me?

Rather than reply please just work on your...
Forum: Other Cars 10-30-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By vetteman41960
Mikey you may very well be right. But if GM gives...

Mikey you may very well be right. But if GM gives us a rear mid engine for 65k or 70k it won't be a super car and it will be full of compromises.

I think the only reason to go mid rear is the...
Forum: Other Cars 10-30-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By vetteman41960
[QUOTE=MikeyTX;1595868141]Sorry to disillusion...

[QUOTE=MikeyTX;1595868141]Sorry to disillusion you but it's just not going to happen. What you are asking for is a niche vehicle and GM is all about marketing to the largest audience. The majority of...
Forum: Other Cars 10-30-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By vetteman41960
Sony must be of the opinion that the rear mid...

Sony must be of the opinion that the rear mid engine is not the C8 but just a complete new addition to the Corvette model line up?

I agree that unless GM make the rear mid engine platform large...
Forum: Other Cars 10-30-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By vetteman41960
I agree I would love to see a smaller vehicle in...

I agree I would love to see a smaller vehicle in over all proportion including wheel base & lighter rear mid engine design.

If Corvette could return to a 3200 lb or a little less weight with a NA...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-28-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 39,276
Posted By vetteman41960
Kris it's safe to say nothing you have posted...

Kris
it's safe to say nothing you have posted influenced his or anyone else design here or anywhere else.

His comment that the editors called and you had no comment was sarcasm for goodness...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-26-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,004
Posted By vetteman41960
I always felt the 458 was just a little to...

I always felt the 458 was just a little to feminine in my opinion. Don't get me wrong still gorgeous but I like the more muscular look of the 488.

I would love to have either one but I struggle...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 10-25-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,004
Posted By vetteman41960
Wow that is just gorgeous.!! If the new C8 Vette...

Wow that is just gorgeous.!! If the new C8 Vette looks anywhere close to being as well designed and beautiful as the 488 I will be one happy Corvette Enthusiasts .
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